When Joh went to Uni

In 1980 or 1981, Bjelke-Petersen went to University of Queensland guarded by Qld Special Branch. Joh’s visit was controversial as the questions from the news media suggest. We have secured historic footage of the event.

Standing behind Joh during the interview was Constable Gary Hannigan, previously from Sandgate CIB and the youngest ever undercover detective and member of the Qld Special Branch.… Go to Article

Public Disobedience SAVE the AMU (Clinic 2) and Roma St Sexual Health

Public Disobedience against LNP Government proposed closure of the AIDS Medical Unity rebranded as Clinic 2.

Time: 4:30 PM on Wed 27 March 2013.

Clinic 2 provides care for people living with human immunodeficiency virus (PLHIV). Their team includes health care professionals expert in HIV and we provide education, information, medical and nursing support according to your needs.… Go to Article

Film: Manufacturing Dissent

Source: Thanks to The Radical Times Archive for Debra Beattie’s doco Manufacturing Dissent.

“History is an angel being blown backwards into the future
History is a pile of debris
And the angel wants to go back and fix things
To repair the things that have been broken
But there is a storm blowing from Paradise
And the storm keeps blowing the angel backwards into the future
And this storm, this storm is called Progress.”… Go to Article

‘I don’t want to die without seeing justice’

What the caterpillar calls
the end of the world,
the rest of the world
calls a butterfly!
—Lao-Tsé

Social Movements — Gender, race, class, sexuality, age
[Summary of PShift (4ZZZ fm 102.1 fri at noon) 18 Jan 2013]
Playlist
Vencer (Winning) by Mestre Moraes e grupo capoeira angola pelourinho
Zumbi from A Tábua de Esmeralda by Jorge Ben Jor
“Mas Que Nada” sung by Miriam Makeba
Marisa Monte sings ‘Volte Para o Seu Lar’
other songs – not played on PShift
susana baca- el mayoral
susana baca – valentin
Mistério Do Planeta from (1972) Acabou Chorare by Novos Baianos

‘I don’t want to die without seeing justice’ — Luz Mendes from Guatemala

Guest on PShift, Laura introduces herself as being from Brazil studying gender politics and social movements.… Go to Article

Anti-racist coalition organising meeting

So as you’ve probably heard there’s a racist music festival called the Hammered music festival being organised in Brisbane.

A group is trying organise against it.

Details of their next meeting are:

STOP the Hammered Music Festival in Australia
Meeting at TLC Buiding Level 2, 16 Peel St, South Brisbane on Thursday 19th January at 6pm

Contact: corey at corey.marie.green@gmail.comGo to Article